Charlottesville officials confirmed a car crashed into a group of pedestrians near the downtown mall. Police said the crash happened near the intersection of Fourth and Water streets.
The mayor has confirmed 1 has died. 19 were injured.
Governor McAuliffe had declared a state of emergency just before noon, when the rally was supposed to start.
Disturbing video shows car slamming into counter protesters of white nationalists in Charlottesville, VA as violent clashes continue. pic.twitter.com/2qwc8SdP71— ABC News (@ABC) August 12, 2017
Officials: One killed, 19 wounded after vehicle plows into pedestrians in Charlottesvillehttps://t.co/n3G3Rqfu4S— Danner Evans (@DannerEvans) August 12, 2017
LANGUAGE WARNING: tensions high in Charlottesville a block away from where at least one protestor died from being run over by vehicle pic.twitter.com/SXwH2cz6xL— Marissa Parra (@MarParNews) August 12, 2017